Hermione is an associate attorney with Mona Shah & Associates Global.
Hermione’s practice focuses on business immigration and corporate matters. She regularly assists clients navigate an array of issues involving EB-5 and files complex source of funds petitions. Hermione has considerable experience in intracompany transferees (L) visas, treaty traders/investors (E) visas and UK Tier-1 entrepreneur and investor visas. She also works closely with clients on deportation and prosecutorial discretion cases.
Hermione writes and comments frequently on current immigration issues. Her articles have been published by LexisNexis, ILW, EB-5info, EB-5 Supermarket, etc.
Apart from immigration law, Hermione has significant experience in corporate, merger and acquisition (M&A), intellectual property and foreign direct investment (FDI) matters involving China, the UK and the US. She is well-versed in drafting corporate documents including Operating Agreements, Services Agreements, Promissory Notes, Due Diligence Reports and Venture Capital Investment Contracts.
Before joining MSA Global, Hermione worked for Jun He Law Offices in New York, one of the most prestigious law firms in China, where she focused her practice on M&A, FDI, corporate and finance. Prior to that, Hermione gained extensive litigation and investigative experience in a wide range of areas, including energy, employment, intellectual property and corporate, with Clifford Chance, Olswang London, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, Beijing Zhongwen Law Firm and Manchester Legal Advice Centre in the UK.
Hermione’s prior experience across different legal systems and various sectors, along with her deep understanding of Western and Asian culture, enables her to better represent international investors and meet clients’ needs.
Hermione received her LL.B. (Hons) from the University of Manchester School of Law (UK), and thereafter obtained her LL.M. from Cornell Law School. She was the Student Representative for both universities.
Hermione is admitted to practice law in New York and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Hermione is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English.